Dr. Claire Dehon

Dr. Claire Dehon

Professor of French
Graduate Program Coordinator

dehoncl@ksu.edu
Eisenhower Hall 14
(785) 532-1929

Education:

Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1973

Research:

Le Roman en Côte d' Ivoire, The Novel in French from Subsahara Africa.

Interests:

The African novel in French

Selected Publications

  • Le Réalisme Africain: Le Roman Francophone en Afrique Sub-Saharienne.  Paris: Harmattan, 2002.

  • Le Roman Camerounais d'Expression Française.  Birmingham, AL: Summa, 1989. 

  • Scholarly articles published in the U.S., Belgium, Canada, Holland, and Hungary. Among them "Fate in Mongo Beti's Novels" in Stephen Arnold, ed. Critical Perspectives on Mongo Beti (Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 1998); "Women in Black African Novels Written in French," NWSA Journal 8.1 (1996): 110-123; "Le Roman en Afrique noire francophone," French Review 8.6 (1995): 947-954; "Les Influences de la Littérature traditionnelle sur le roman camerounais," Neohelicon 16.2 (1989): 9-38.

  • Assistant Editor French Review

Courses Taught

  • French 3-4
  • Elementary French Conversation 3A
  • French Conversation 4A
  • French Phonetics
  • Introduction to French Literature I
  • French Composition & Grammar
  • French Civilization
  • Readings in French
  • Advanced French Conversation
  • Romantic French Literature and Realist French Literature
  • Advanced Spoken and Written French
  • Francophone literature from Subsahara Africa